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Reflection note template

By | 12th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Reflection note template Having some kind of process or template can make the reflection process easier. It also allows some logical thinking to the exercise. Consistent use of a template allows for themes and trends in coaching practice to be observed. The below format is one example of what a coach can create …

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Becoming a reflective coach

By | 4th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Becoming a reflective coach The phrase ‘becoming a reflective practitioner’ is associated with coaching. Coaching enables learning for both coach and coachee. The more the coach thinks and reflects on their coaching ‘performance’ the better at it they become. Becoming a reflective coach is not a natural process. So how to make …

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When Coachees Struggle to Identify a Coaching Topic

By | 4th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources When coachees struggle to identify a coaching topic The ideal coaching scenario where the coachee thinks about and can bring a topic or discussion area to their coaching session. Reality says that this isn’t always the case. Or, the coachee isn’t sure on where their focus should be. For a developing coach, …

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Simple Scaling in Coaching

By | 4th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Simple Scaling in Coaching Scaling gets the coachee to think more deeply in the areas being scaled and it allows for increases in self-awareness. For the coach, it provides some valuable insight into the coachee, their situation and thinking. Using scaling in coaching is a powerful yet simple tool. It breaks a …

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Contracting Conversation Checklist

By | 4th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Using Silence in Coaching Contracting is a critical part of the coaching process, relationship and approach. There is no one correct approach to contracting in coaching, each coach will develop their own ideas and approaches, though some fundamentals will be shared. Having a clear approach to your contracting will get the coaching …

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Considerations and Tips Around Silence in Coaching

By | 4th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Considerations and Tips Around Silence in Coaching Building on the resource on ‘Using Silence in Coaching’ there are further areas around silence that can be looked at and considered in your coaching practice. Considerations around Silence Silence can occur at different points in coaching, not just when the coach creates opportunity for …

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Using Silence in Coaching

By | 4th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Using Silence in Coaching Observe any meeting and you will experience the fact that people don’t like silence. It’s too uncomfortable for them so they step in to speak or look awkwardly at each other. Using silence in coaching is a very powerful tool in different ways, but first they have to …

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Simple TGROW Questions

By | 4th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources Simple TGROW Questions Knowing the TGROW model, the coach can develop a range of questions to help them explore the model. This can take time and can be a frustrating finding which questions work and don’t work. Here are a range of simply but powerful questions for coaches. TOPIC Tell me what …

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OSKAR Coaching Model

By | 4th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources OSKAR Coaching Model The OSKAR model works from a position that the coaching process should be one of problem solving. It was developed by Mark McKergow and Paul Z. Jackson in their book ‘The Solutions Focus: Making Coaching and Change Simple’ (2002) Outcome This stage is to develop an understanding and agreement …

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The CLEAR Coaching Model

By | 4th July 2019

Abintus Coaching Resources CLEAR Coaching Model The CLEAR model was developed by Peter Hawkins in his book ‘Creating a Coaching Culture’. His model differs from GROW as it provides more of a framework in which to carry out coaching. It doesn’t need specific types of questions. It is ideal for individual coaching session and the …

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